Artist's rendering of NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument (inset), which will launch to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction and help improve weather forecasts, including hurricane monitoring.
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ISS-RapidScat

Artist's rendering of NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument (inset), which will launch to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction and help improve weather forecasts, including hurricane monitoring. It will be installed on the end of the station's Columbus laboratory.

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ID#:
PIA17897

Date added:
2014-01-22

Target:
Earth

Mission:
ISS-RapidScat

Spacecraft:
International Space Station (ISS)

Instruments:
RapidScat

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/JSC